Sterling Bank boosts tree planting in Plateau
As part of its environmental corporate social responsibility, Sterling Bank Plc has planted about 200 fresh ornamental trees in various locations of Jos, the Plateau State Capital.
Government to launch energy efficiency standards, labels for appliances
Fresh policy changes may be in the offing soon to upscale the penetration of energy saving appliances used in residential and public sectors through the introduction of standards and labels in the country.
Water for sustainable growth tops agenda in Stockholm talks
As world leaders, development professionals and water experts gather in Stockholm this week, water’s role for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals will be discussed.
Council approves climate change education in schools
Towards creating awareness on climate change, the National Council on Environment has approved a special academic programme, which would promote renewable energy initiatives in schools and colleges in the country.
Stakeholders urge Nigeria to adopt gender-responsive climate action
Nigeria should take urgent steps to incorporate gender sensitive approach in its implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with full participation of all stakeholders, especially women.
Experts show concern over environmental degradation in Plateau
They say the miners have continued to widen gullies and mining ponds close to the main roads in all the local governments and no conscious attempts are being made by the authorities to prevent such reckless acts.
Lagos issues new directive to petroleum marketers over underground pollution
Concerned by the discovery of pollutants in the underground sources of water within the metropolis, the Lagos State government has mandated the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) to always monitor wells in their facilities.
NESREA partners UNECA on greening Africa project
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is partnering with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in the promotion of sustainable, social and economic transformation of Green Economy in Africa.